Community Advisory Boards (CABs) provide clinics with input and guidance from patients regarding the design and delivery of care. To be effective, CABs follow operating procedures to guide them to carry out tasks like selecting members, convening meetings, gathering feedback, and working with clinics to improve their operations.
- SPNS Improving Care and Treatment Coordination Black Women with HIVHow consumer and community advisory boards can inform the development of evidence based interventions for Black women with HIV.
- Best Practices CompilationProject ACCEPT is designed to improve engagement and retention in medical care for youth ages 16 to 24 years with newly diagnosed HIV. The educational and skill-building intervention was deployed at four demonstration sites and increased rates of medication use and appointment adherence in comparison to a control group. Although originally developed for cisgender youth, Project ACCEPT may be adapted for gender-diverse people.
- HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)
Workbooks for RWHAP planning bodies and other entities to self-assess their effectiveness.
- New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute
Guide on ways an organization can involve consumers in quality improvment.
- AIDS Alliance for Children Youth and Families
Workbook on setting up and operating a consumer advisory board (CAB).